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New Year Honours: Ten famous faces

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:34
Ten of the big names on New Year's Honours list

VIDEO: Crawford: 'CBE hard to keep secret'

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:32
The actor Michael Crawford has been awarded a CBE as part of the New Year's Honours list.

Acting dames among showbiz honours

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:31
Penelope Keith and Angela Lansbury are among those made dames in the New Year Honours list, with Antony Gormley, Michael Crawford, Lynda Bellingham, Katherine Jenkins and Nicholas Parsons also receiving titles.

In pictures: Sir Antony Gormley

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:29
The work of sculptor and new knight, Sir Antony Gormley

Latvia hopes euro will bring stability

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:07
Latvia hopes joining the euro will bring stability

Iran billionaire Zanjani 'arrested'

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:32
The billionaire Iranian businessman Babak Zanjani is arrested after being accused of withholding state oil revenue, state media say.

Wilkins joins Fulham coaching team

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:30
Fulham appoint former manager Ray Wilkins as assistant head coach to Rene Meulensteen at Craven Cottage.

S Sudan's Kiir rules out power share

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:26
South Sudan President Salva Kiir rules out a power-sharing deal with rebel leader Riek Machar to try to halt violence that has killed at least 1,000.

US announces six drone test sites

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:20
America's aviation agency announces the six states that will test commercial drones, a step towards unleashing the pilotless aircraft in US skies.

VIDEO: Murray Walker 'world of F1 in shock'

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:19
Former F1 commentator Murray Walker says the 'world of Formula 1 is in deep shock' at the news that Michael Schumacher is fighting for his life following a skiing accident.

IOC 'confident' despite Russia bombs

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:18
The International Olympic Committee expresses confidence Russia will deliver a secure Games in Sochi, after two deadly bombings hit Volgograd.

DR Congo 'repulses terror attacks'

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:17
DR Congo's army repulses several attacks in the capital, Kinshasa, killing about 46 members of an "unknown terrorist group", the government says.

F1 world rallies around Schumacher

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:07
Formula 1 and the world of sport rallies around Michael Schumacher as he "fights for his life" after a ski accident.

Procession kicks off Hogmanay events

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:04
A torchlight procession through the centre of Edinburgh has kicked off the city's official Hogmanay celebrations.

VIDEO: Second deadly blast strikes Volgograd

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:46
At least 14 people have been killed in a suicide bombing on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd.

Sinkhole opens in ground by village

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:28
A large sinkhole measuring about 160ft (49m) wide appears in a village in the Peak District.

Al-Jazeera journalists held in Egypt

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:27
A team of four Al-Jazeera journalists is arrested in Egypt's capital, Cairo, for allegedly holding illegal meetings with the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Gales and rain cause travel chaos

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:11
Bad weather continues to cause travel disruption after heavy rain and winds of almost 80mph and flood warnings for parts of Wrexham and Camarthenshire

Body found in missing boy search

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:05
Police searching for teenager Adam Pickup, who went missing in Manchester on Saturday, say they believe they have found his body.

Passenger charged over ferry arson

Mon, 2013-12-30 11:04
A man is charged with arson and affray after a fire broke out on a North Sea ferry and six people had to be airlifted to hospital.

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